Diplomats do many things in public that do not reflect their beliefs or positions. That's the job of diplomats. Many people shake Bibii's hand and smile with him for the camera even though they can't stand him. Same thing they did with Arafat- kissed him on both cheeks and cursed him behind his back.
Palestinian man suffers light wounds from rocks thrown by Jewish men in Jerusalem (Haaretz)
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